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Jan 30, 2019

Cape Cod Times

Mashpee teen heading to watch Patriots in Super Bowl

Cape Cod Times

Dylan Fasano can spout New England Patriots trivia as if he has a team history printed in front of him. He’ll tell you the outcome of every Super Bowl the Pats have ever been to — “Even the ones where I wasn’t alive, like when they lost to the ’85 (Chicago) Bears,” he said — and talks at length about longtime quarterback Tom Brady’s journey to where he is.

Jan 29, 2019

WBZ Channel 4

Mashpee Patriots Fan Headed To Super Bowl Thanks To Make A Wish Foundation

WBZ Channel 4 News

Dylan Fasano loves the New England Patriots but he has never been to a game. But thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation, that’s about to change this Sunday. “I’m just really grateful for Make A Wish and I’m excited for the Super Bowl,” Dylan told WBZ-TV.

Jan 27, 2019

WPRI 12

Make-A-Wish sending South Kingstown teen to the Super Bowl

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

More than 400 wishes are granted each year by Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Each wish is special, but one was granted to a South Kingstown teen recently that is arguably priceless. "I always wanted to go," Adam Aref said. Aref, 19, tries his hand at the big game matchup on his Sony Play Station in his living room, but he's always wanted to experience the hype of a Super Bowl game outside of virtual reality. But now he can.

Nov 29, 2018

Boston Common Magazine

Make-A-Wish 2018 “Wine and Wishes” Event

Boston Common

Over 300 guests raised their glasses in support of wishes at the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island “Wine and Wishes” tasting event on October 12, 2018, at City Winery Boston! The event raised over $155,000, surpassing our goal at this sixth annual tasting event. The event, which featured fine wine, whiskey, craft beer, and cider tastings, was co-emceed by news anchor Vanessa Welch of Boston 25 News and NESN sportscaster Tom Carron.

Nov 03, 2018

7 News Boston

10-year-old Burlington boy designs dream treehouse with Make-A-Wish

WHDH 7News

A 10-year-old Burlington boy is exploring his new tree-house, a special gift thanks to a local construction company and Make-A-Wish. Jaiden was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia, a bone marrow failure disease, two years ago. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island stepped in to make his wish of having a place of his own to play in come true.

Jul 28, 2018

MassLive

Video: Make-a-wish and Bertera Subaru team up to grant wishes

MassLive

For around half a decade now, the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island has partnered with Bertera Subaru of West Springfield to put on the Subaru Share the Love event--an event that gives the opportunity for wishes to be granted to children and adolescents with critical illnesses.

Jul 24, 2018

WHDH Logo

Video: RI teen meets longtime online gaming friend thanks to Make-A-Wish

WHDH-TV

A Rhode Island teenager met his longtime online gaming friend Tuesday thanks to the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Jun 25, 2018

WWLP-Ch22

Video: Annual Make A Wish golf tournament held at Springfield Country Club

WWLP

The annual Make A Wish golf classic was held at the Springfield Country Club Monday.Make A Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides opportunities of a lifetime for kids with critical illnesses.

Jun 25, 2018

WCVB Channel 5 Boston

Video: VIP sendoff for teen who wished to meet hurricane hunters

WCVB-TV

A teen from Quincy who just finished treatment for lymphoma is now headed to Florida to meet the hurricane hunters.

May 18, 2018

ImproperBostonian_Logo

Where Wishes Take Center Court

The Improper Bostonian

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island held its Where Wishes Take Center Court benefit on April 7 at the InterContinental Boston, where the annual gala paid tribute to the Boston Celtics, a longtime wish granting partner

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island
133 Federal Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 367-9474
Back Line (617) 367-0739
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island, West Springfield Office
181 Park Avenue
Suite 12
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 733-9474

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Providence Office
20 Hemingway Drive
East Providence, RI 02915
(401) 781-9474